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  1. Jehovah's Witnesses conspired to hide sexual predators in their congregations: lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Raw Story

    An Oregon man and a woman are suing Jehovah's Witnesses for allegedly concealing the existence of sexual abuse among members of its congregations, The Oregonian reports . According to Irwin Zalkin, the lawyer for Velicia Alston and an unnamed victim, John Roe, the Jehovah's Witness organization is "more concerned about protecting its reputation than it is about protecting its children," as evidenced by the fact that when sexual predators are discovered in their midst, they do not report them to the police. 4 comments

  2. On Native GroundA Stealth Repeal of the Bill of RightsRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2011 | American Reporter

    I am not what you would call a brave man. Oh sure, I would protect my family from home invaders, axe murderers, and Jehovah's Witnesses who knock on our door on Saturday mornings .

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  3. Supreme Court Declares Jehovah's Witnesses Website ExtremistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Jehovah's Witnesses have long encountered difficulties with Russian authorities and have repeatedly been barred from circulating their literature. Photo: Jw.org / Wayback Machine Russia's Supreme Court has ruled that a Jehovah's Witnesses website and three of the religious movement's books are extremist, RAPSI legal news agency reported Wednesday, citing the court. 16 comments

  4. Russia's Supreme Court has ruled that a Jehovah's Witnesses website...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Jehovah's Witnesses have long encountered difficulties with Russian authorities and have repeatedly been barred from circulating their literature. Photo: Jw.org / Wayback Machine Russia's Supreme Court has ruled that a Jehovah's Witnesses website and three of the religious movement's books are extremist, RAPSI legal news agency reported Wednesday, citing the court.

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  5. Mrs. Jane Ritterskamp Elkins, 84, of Lithia SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Patch.com

    Mrs. Jane Ritterskamp Elkins, age 84, of Lithia Springs passed away Monday December 1, 2014 in the comfort of her home. A wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Mrs. Elkins had retired from Fred S. James Insurance Agency in 2000 after 30 years of service as a Claims Supervisor.

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  6. Dean L. RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | DigitalBURG

    In 1946 he was united in marriage to Laura M. Boyd in Michigan. She preceded him in death on Feb. 7, 1966.

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  7. Joseph ChuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Joseph Chu, 94, of 11 Wells St. in Johnstown, went to sleep on November 30, 2014, after a brief illness. His daughters were by his side as he breathed his last.

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  8. The Zalkin Law Firm Files Sexual Abuse Civil Lawsuit Against National Jehovahs Witnesses OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | PRWeb

    ... of Castellanos abusing minor congregants, including Plaintiffs in the following ways: Failure to train the Jehovah's Witness Elders and leadership to report to law enforcement allegations of an adult sexually abusing a child; Failure to warn ...

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  9. Janet Edwina Anderson HallbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Janet Edwina Anderson Hallberg, 83, of Lakewood, died at 10:14 a.m. Monday , at home, surrounded by her family, following a brave battle with cancer.

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  10. Lawsuit targets Ore. Jehovah's Witnesses leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A woman and a man who allege they were sexually abused as children by a leader in a suburban Portland Jehovah's Witnesses congregation have filed suit, seeking $10.5 million. The Oregonian reports that lawyers for a 39-year-old woman and an unidentified man filed suit Monday in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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  11. Thelma Marie LayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Copper Basin News

    She was born August 13, 1922 to Clarke and Marie MacConnell of Dowagiac, Michigan. Following her graduation, Thelma was a telephone operator for the Michigan Bell Telephone Company.

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  12. Rose v. Flairty ArchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | FindLaw

    ... Conditional Help ("ARCH"). 1 Rose argues that the program prohibited him from practicing his faith as a Jehovah's Witness. Rose claims that when he protested, Flairty responded that Rose could either comply with the terms of his probation order or ...

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  13. Supreme Court rejects blood transfusion caseRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | KDWN

    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the estate of a Michigan woman who died following a kidney transplant after turning down a blood transfusion because of her religious beliefs. The justices on Monday let stand a state appeals court ruling that said the estate of Gwendolyn Rozier could not sue her doctors for negligence.

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  14. Jehovah's Witnesses under fire from former congregants who say child sex abuse was hushedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | OregonLive.com

    Velicia Alston said she has struggled for decades with the after effects of sexual abuse at the hands of a former Hillsboro leader in her childhood Jehovah's Witnesses congregation. Portland attorney Paul Mones and San Diego attorney Irwin Zalkin also are pictured here at a Monday news conference in Portland. 9 comments

  15. Supreme Court Rejects Michigan Blood Transfusion CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the estate of a Michigan woman who died following a kidney transplant after turning down a blood transfusion because of her religious beliefs. The justices on Monday let stand a state appeals court ruling that said the estate of Gwendolyn Rozier could not sue her doctors for negligence.

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  16. Crowds explore Calderdale's different religionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Halifax Courier

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. More than 20 people gathered on Saturday to take in the beliefs of cultures and religions around Calderdale, as the annual Interfaith Walk was held.

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  17. What's Scripture, what's apocrypha?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Pacific Daily News

    In her latest effort to enlighten the Catholics of Guam about the error of their beliefs, Diane Iglesias maintained that the "doctrines stemming from the apocryphal books are a contradiction against what Scripture actually says."

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  18. Alternative-treatment case a symptom of First Nations distrust, panel toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Canada.com

    The case of the Six Nations girl whose mother removed her from life-saving chemotherapy in favour of alternative treatment is a wake-up call that Canada needs to improve its relationship with First Nations, says University of Ottawa law professor Larry Chartrand. If the 11-year-old girl, known only as J.J., should die, he believes all Canadians bear some responsibility.

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  19. Blackburn, Carl D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Newark Advocate

    Carl D. Blackburn MALTA: Carl D. Blackburn, 63, of Malta passed away at 5:50 a.m. November 25, 2014 at Highland Oaks Health Center in McConnelsville. He was born August 6, 1951 in Zanesville the son of the late Robert Blackburn and Ada Nelson Blackburn.

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  20. Eric Mancini taken in his prime, aged 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... into running an accounting business and pursuing his passion as a teacher of God's word. As a devout Jehovah's Witness and minister, Mr Mancini spent time learning Chinese so he and his wife could share their faith with people of other cultures. ...

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